Records / First-class matches / Batting records / Unusual dismissals

Handled the ball

There have been 61 instances in first-class cricket. The most recent are:
GA Gooch England v Australia Manchester 1993
AC Waller Mashonaland CD v Mashonaland Under-24 Harare 1994-95
KM Krikken Derbyshire v Indians Derby 1996
A Badenhorst Eastern Province B v North West Fochville 1998-99
SR Waugh Australia v India Chennai 2000-01
MP Vaughan England v India Bangalore 2001-02
Tushar Imran Bangladesh A v Jamaica Spanish Town 2001-2002
Al Sahariar Dhaka v Chittagong Dhaka 2003-04
Junaid Zia Rawalpindi v Lahore Lahore 2003-04
DJ Watson Dolphins v Eagles Bloemfontein 2004-05
M Zondecki Cape Cobras v Eagles Bloemfontein 2006-07
LN Mosena Free State v Limpopo Bloemfontein 2007-08
WSA Williams Canterbury v Otago Dunedin 2012-13
E Lewis Trinidad & Tobago v Leeward Islands Trinidad 2013-14
CA Pujara Derbyshire v Leicestershire Derby 2014
I Khan Dolphins v Lions Johannesburg 2014/15
SR Dickson Kent v Leicestershire Leicester 2016

Obstructing the Field

There have been 25 instances in first-class cricket. T Straw of Worcestershire was given out for obstruction v Warwickshire in both 1899 and 1901. The most recent are:
HR Wasu Vidarbha v Rajasthan Akola 1984-85
Khalid Javed Railways v Lahore Lahore 1985-86
C Binduhewa Singha SC v Sinhalese SC Colombo 1990-91
SJ Kalyani Bengal v Orissa Calcutta 1994-95
RP Rupasinghe Rio v Kurunegala Youth Colombo 2001-02
KNS Fernando Lankan v Army Welisara 2006-07
HR Jadhav Baroda v Uttar Pradesh Baroda 2006-07
Riaz Kail Abbottabad v Quetta Abbottabad 2009-10
MR Ramprakash Gloucestershire v Surrey Cheltenham 2011
ZE Surkari Afghanistan v Canada King City (NW) 2011
Nasir Ahmadzai Afghanistan v Zimbabwe A Harare 2014/15
WE Bell Northern Cape v Border Kimberley 2015/16

Hit the ball twice

There have been 21 instances in first-class cricket. The last occurrence in England involved JH King of Leicestershire v Surrey at The Oval in 1906 . The most recent are:
Shahid Pervez Jammu and Kashmir v Punjab Srinagar 1986-87
Ali Naqvi PNSC v National Bank Faisalabad 1998-99
A George Tamil Nadu v Maharashtra Pune 1998-99
Maqsood Raza Lahore Division v PNSC Sheikhupura 1999-2000
D Mahajan Jammu and Kashmir v Bihar Jammu 2005-06

Timed Out

There have been five instances in first-class cricket:
A Jordaan Eastern Provice v Transvaal Port Elizabeth 1987-88
H Yadav Tripura v Orissa Cuttack 1997-98
VC Drakes Border v Free State East London 2002-03
AJ Harris Nottinghamshire v Durham UCCE Nottingham 2003
RA Austin Windward Islands v Combined Campuses and Colleges St Vincent 2013-14

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Swapnil Gugale (351*) and Rishabh Pant (308) scored triple-centuries in the Ranji Trophy match between Maharashtra and Delhi recently. This was only the second instance of two triple-hundreds in the same first-class match. The first was also in a Ranji match when Woorkeri Raman (313) and A Kripal Singh (302*) scored triple-centuries in the same innings for Tamil Nadu vs Goa in 1988-89.

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